Public Rentals


The Black Box Theatre is available to rent to any member of the public; it is the perfect venue for your event.


Room Information

Built in 2007,The Black Box Theatre is a one-of-a-kind venue in South Snohomish County. This beautifully designed flexible seating facility is an ideal and affordable venue for concerts, lectures, auditions, dance recitals, workshops or company meetings.  The comfortable and intimate black box space is located on the south end of the beautiful Edmonds College campus in Lynnwood, WA.

Rental of the Black Box  includes:

  • Expert customer service and professional technical staff;
  • Large stage area (30' x 24') with sprung floors and generous wing space;
  • Raked seating with comfortable chairs;
  • Film quality projection on a 40'x18' screen to show videos and films via our  blu ray player and desktop PC for streaming;
  • A full range of lighting and sound equipment is available to support a variety of events; details available upon request;
  • Full service box office and ticketing services;
  • Two large ADA accessible dressing rooms accommodating up to 12 people each,  with sink, shower, toilet, and lighted mirrors;
  • Comfortable Green Room with sink, microwave, table and couches;
  • Free and ample parking.


  • 4,065 square feet;
  • Seating capacity: 163-198;
  • Primary playing space for 163 seats is 28’6 x24’ (depth diminishes by 3 ft. per row as seating capacity increases).


Facility Rental Rates:

Base rate for renting the Black Box Theatre is $590.  The Black Box facility rents for $135/ hr. for each additional hour -up to 8 hours.   The base rate includes fees, staffing and the Edmonds College booking fee. The base rate includes the facility without any alterations, access to rep lighting plot without alteration, basic sound setup, two onsite theater staff to manage the Front of House logistics and onstage technical needs and placement on our website for public events – additional fees apply if you chose to use our services for ticketing. Discounted rates for extened rentals and residencies are available upon request after evaluation of your event.